Month: December 2016

EXPRESSJET CRJ FLEET REDUCTION

As the Company has indicated, they will be removing CRJ 200s from service by the end of 2017.  The Company does not anticipate furloughs for Flight Attendants and plans to handle the surplus in staffing by offering VTDs, VRDs and TOWOPs, in accordance with the CBA, if necessary. At this time the Company does plan […]

IAM Announces Resolution to United Jumpseat Issue

The IAM has been working to solve the issue of IAM Flight Attendants being denied access to United Airlines jump seats since the right was taken away by United management after the United-Continental merger.  The IAM is happy to announce today that IAM-represented ExpressJet and CommutAir Flight Attendants will soon have the ability to occupy […]

Association, AA Mechanic & Related/Stores Negotiations Update

Sisters and Brothers, The Association Mechanic & Related/Stores Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines the week of December 12th in LAS.  During this week’s session, the Committee exchanged and discussed the following articles: Limited Duty- M&R, MLS, MTS and MCT – We have reached an agreement in principle on this Article which provides enhanced protections for our […]

EXPRESSJET FLIGHT ATTENDANTS NEGOTIATION UPDATE

Your IAM joint contract negotiations committee met from Monday, December 5 and continued through Friday, December 16, 2016 in San Diego, California. Your Committee exchanged several proposals with the Company on the following Sections: Section 4, Scheduling –   Our primary focus this session was on bidding, Reserve and trip trading. While we are pleased that […]

EXPRESSJET: WATER CONTAMINATION IN CRP

Brothers and Sisters: Corpus Christi is under a water warning after a possible contamination following an incident in the industrial district.  We are currently working with the company to move affected crew members.   As we receive more information we will update those who are scheduled to stay at CRP overnight.   If you have any questions […]

ALLIED AVIATION FUELING – EWR

The Company and the IAMAW met December 8, 2016 at Allied Aviation’s office at EWR. The discussion topic was the ability to hire and retain employees at EWR.   In addition to retention, the increase in the number of delays was also given as a reason for this increase – the need to keep qualified personnel.  […]

EXPRESSJET CRJ GRIEVANCE 1779

Brothers and Sisters: Through the Grievance Mediation process, Et. Al. Grievance 1779 has been settled. This grievance was filed based on the contractual language Section 8.A.2 and all other applicable provisions of the CRJ CBA as follows: A Reserve Flight Attendant shall be scheduled for ten (10) days off in a bid period. Three (3) of these days shall be Golden Days. A […]

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